Which Tools Can Emulate an SPI Slave Device without Inter-Byte Delay?

Question from the Customer:

I need to emulate a SPI slave device that operates at 4 MHz. I am looking at the Promira Serial Platform and the applications. Would the SPI Active - Level 1 Application fulfill these requirements?

  • The data packet is 40 bits in length.
  • There is no inter-byte delay during 1 CS active event: 5 bytes continuo...

Control Center Serial Software Series: Control Center vs Flash Center for Programming

The Control Center Serial Software and Flash Center Software are free software platforms offered by Total Phase that allow users to interface with Total Phase programming tools such as our I2C and SPI host adapters.

While these software platforms offer unique ways to access the features on the Promira Serial Platform, Aardvark I2C/SPI...

How Do I Write and Read from Different Registers of an I2C Device?

Question from the Customer:

I am using the Aardvark I2C/SPI Host Adapter with an I2C device. I need to read and write to specific registers, such as:

  • Write to register 0x2H
  • Read from register 0x3H

How can I best approach this task?

Response from Technical Support:

Thanks for your question! For writing and reading to ...

USB 4: What to Expect and What We Know

It has been over two decades since the iMac G3 became the first mass-market personal computer to incorporate Universal Serial Bus (USB) ports into its design. For those old enough to remember, USB replaced a whole range of serial and parallel ports that were used to connect computer peripherals such as monitors, keyboards, and othe...

What are the Options for Monitoring High Speed USB Traffic?

Question from the Customer:

I am using the Beagle USB 12 Protocol Analyzer to monitor a High-speed USB bus. It detects no USB traffic or enumeration - what am I missing?

Response from Technical Support:

Thanks for your question! The Beagle USB 12 Protocol Analyzer is a Low Speed and Full Speed USB sniffer that will only capture Low ...

Control Center Serial Software Series: Support for a Variety of I2C and SPI Applications

The Control Center Serial Software is one of the free GUI applications offered by Total Phase.  It is designed specifically to work with our host adapter products allowing users to emulate a master or slave by quickly issuing Read and Write commands over an I2C or SPI bus.  This easy-to-use software tool can perform a variety of funct...